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HSA 366 HSA 366 Health Policy Health Policy Session 19 Medicare
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Medicare Medicare Major Social Insurance in the U.S. Initiated as precursor of National Health Insurance Has moved (in support and initiation) from central government entitlement to private market service
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Medicare Medicare Initiated under significant national and congressional debate (Still) invokes fundamental debates about: Role of government in health care Reform of health care delivery and financing Generational equity
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What does each cover? Part A- Hospital Insurance Hospice Part B – Supplemental Health Insurance Physician Services Part C – Medicare Advantage Previously Medicare + Choice Pays for everything Part A & Part B covers Part D – Medicare (Outpatient) Drug
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Medicare Financing by Part Medicare Financing by Part Part Government Financing Scheme Annual Deductible Monthly Premium Cost Sharing A Mandated Employer / Employee Payroll taxes Yes No* Yes B General Federal Tax Revenue Yes Yes Yes D General federal Tax Revenue plus state clawback payments for dual enrollees Yes (except low income enrollees) Yes (except low income enrollees) Yes (except low income enrollees)
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Medicare Financing by Part
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2010 for the course HSA 366 taught by Professor Lewis during the Spring '10 term at James Madison University.

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Longest36619MedicareA - HSA 366 Health Policy Session 19...

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